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Commercial & Partnerships Thematic Advisory Committee Member at the RSPB

Unpaid role, expenses paid
Job description

The Royal Society for the Protection of Birds (RSPB) is looking for three members of the Commercial and Partnerships Advisory Committee.

The Commercial and Partnerships Advisory Committee is to provide guidance and make recommendations to the Council or Executive Board on matters pertaining to commercial and partnership opportunities and activity, approach to safeguards and controls for partnership working, and advises them on commercial strategies and performance. The RSPB strategy recognises the importance of partnership in order to maximise the impact it can have. Similarly, commercial activities are key opportunities for the RSPB as we seek to grow and diversify our income.

In addition to making an important contribution to the work of the RSPB, through shaping its strategy and direction and influencing key decisions affecting its delivery of conservation outcomes, participating in an advisory committee can provide excellent networking opportunities, an opportunity to acquire practical experience of committee functions, decision-making process and further development of leadership skills, knowledge, and experience.

About you

We are looking for individuals with relevant experience to join our committees to provide independent, objective, challenging advice to support the Executive Board and Trustees in developing, shaping and implementing of RSPB strategies.

Essential skills, knowledge, and experience across one or more of the following areas:

1.       Experience in building successful partnerships to further impact and setting common goals and outcomes.

2.       Experience in developing and implementing commercial strategies that identify new income opportunities that help diversity the existing portfolio.

3.       Experience in dealing with innovative financial products and how to take them to market.

4.       Some prior involvement in the not-for-profit sector would be an advantage but not a requirement.

5.       Leadership in setting up monitoring systems and KPIs for determining the effectiveness and success of these partnerships and commercial income stream.


Applications for this role closes 10th May.

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The Royal Society for the Protection of Birds View profile Company size Size: 501 - 1000

Our purpose is to advance the conservation of birds, other wildlife, and the natural world, by protecting and restoring habitats and landscapes.

Posted on: 15 April 2024
Closed date: 10 May 2024 at 23:59
Tags: Finance, Fundraising, Intl Development, Policy/Research, Senior Management, Marketing, Management, Project Management, Trustees, Business Development, Volunteer Management, Operations, Governance